pay rate

noun

: the amount of money workers are paid per hour, week, etc.

Examples of pay rate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Prisons are receiving more applicants for guard positions, thanks to an increase in the pay rate that went into effect last year. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 8 Apr. 2024 The pay rate is set by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, which made the announcement with Mayor Adams yesterday. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 2 Apr. 2024 In San Diego, the typical pay rate for a high school intern is $18.50 to $20 per hour. Phil Blair, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 May 2024 Uber and Lyft will continue operating in Minneapolis after the state legislature approved a lower minimum pay rate for drivers over the weekend, according to reports from the Minnesota Reformer and StarTribune. Emma Roth, The Verge, 21 May 2024 The legislation would require the Department of Commerce to create a similar relief fund for small businesses and trade associations that rely on the port and, because of the pause in operations, can’t give their workers the same hours, pay rate and benefits. Hannah Gaskill, Baltimore Sun, 2 Apr. 2024 New York City’s minimum pay rate for app delivery workers is $19.56 per hour before tips. Sara Chernikoff, USA TODAY, 10 May 2024 DoorDash’s move to bump tipping after ordering is the company’s way of throwing a tantrum over a new $17.96 minimum hourly pay rate for delivery drivers. Mia Sato, The Verge, 3 May 2024 Last June, New York City announced a new minimum pay rate for food app delivery workers amid the rise in the use of services like Uber Eats and DoorDash since the pandemic. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024

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“Pay rate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20rate. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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